The Maxi Alpha 3
rocket from Estes
stands over 30 inches tall and makes quite an impression on the launch pad. Despite its significant size, the Maxi Alpha 3 can be prepared for take off in just a couple of hours - all you need is glue, plastic cement and red paint for the nose cone. Powered by Estes D or E* engines, this rocket
can reach heights of 700 feet. The launch set includes the 3/16in (5mm) Maxi Launch Rod as well as the standard 1/8in (3mm) Launch Rod.
- Includes Electron Beam launch controller and Porta-Pad II launch pad
- Skill level 2
- Length 33.25in (84.5cm)
- Diameter 2.6in (66mm)
- Plastic nose cone and fins
- Self-stick decals
- 24in (61cm) parachute recovery
- Recommended engines: D12-3 (first flight), *E9-4, *E9-6
- Maximum altitude 700 feet (213m)
- Recommended for ages 10 and up with adult supervision for those under 12
- Manufacturer's part D-ES1466
*E engines require Estes E Launch Controller - sold separately.